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Mar 18, 2013 6:00pm PDT
are on the table from consolidations to furlough days and asking the community to support a tax. since the beginning of the recession allen rock avoided some of the more painful cuts other districts went through. while the math is tough for grown ups the lesson is harder for the kids. >> i don't know how to explain to him you have to go to school because of no funding. gl i don't feel like leaving. i like this school. >> that was kris sanchez reporting. >>> he once wrote laws and policies for santa clara county. today the former president of the board of supervisors is on the wrong side of the law. george shirakawa pled guilty to 12 charges including felony regarding public money he reportedly used to feed a gambling addiction. what was his reaction today? >> reporter: given the d.a. said there was a dark cloud over santa clara county shirakawa didn't speak. fierce fighter for the poor and under privileged told the judge he broke the law. 12 times the judge asked former supervisor george shirakawa how he pled and 12 times shirakawa responded guilty. >> it's a very sad day when a super
Mar 12, 2013 6:00pm PDT
. >>> and your tax return may have hit a snag. the glitch that may have a delay in you getting your money. >>> it might sweetest sounding protest ever. why it may be a while before you hear from some of the most accomplished musicians. >>> temperatures near record setting. 80 north napa. we will have details on if it will stick around for tomorrow coming up in just a few minutes. hello? the words are going this way-there's no way. oh, the lights came on. isn't technology supposed to make life easier? at chase we're pioneering innovations that make banking simple. deposit a check with a photo. pay someone with an email. and bank seamlessly with our award-winning mobile app. take a step forward... and chase what matters. >>> the chp says a witness to the deadly hit-and-run played a role in coaxing the driver to return. the young driver hit and killed a bicyclest. investigators say the victim was a 59-year-old santa clara man. the chp says the driver returned after she was followed by a witness. she is being held as investigators determine what charges she might face. this is the second fata
Mar 13, 2013 6:00pm PDT
. they have the 27 votes they need to raise taxes, override vetoes without republican cooperation. >> many are from districts that are very up in the air. democrats don't want to go too far out on a limb and neither do the republicans. >> democrats will keep their narrow supermajority in the assembly. there are several special elections on the horizon. >>> a bay area campus known for a long history of political activism is back at it tonight. a group of u.c. berkeley skunts wants to have a bigger say in how the city operates. joe rosato, jr. shows us why the city says not so fast. >> reporter: a bustling day on the u.c. berkeley campus. the students is like a city within a city. a group of calstudents thinks it should have a say in city politics. >> we contribute every day to vendors in the city. we contribute by volunteering. >> reporter: as berkeley looks to redraw the council district students are proposing the city include calin a student district. that would include a spot for a student representative on the berkeley city council. >> we think it is time. we change that to get the 25%
Mar 14, 2013 6:00pm PDT
to hide, we're not afraid of answering tough questions. >>> and are your tax dollars being wasted? our investigative unit follows the money right to the san jose airport. >>> and after record-setting heat in the past 24 hours, temperatures are dropping, widespread 60s here across most of the bay area, we'll have more on that and when much-needed rain returns coming up in the forecast. mom, i invited justin over for lunch. good. no, not good. he's a vegetarian and he's going to be here in 20 minutes! [ mom ] don't stress. we can figure this out. ♪ [ male announcer ] get the speed to make a great first impression. call today to get u-verse high speed internet for as little as $14.95 a month for 12 months with a one-year price guarantee. this is delicious. ♪ [ male announcer ] save the day in an instant. at&t. ♪ >>> tonight, the nbc bay area investigative unit is digging into government waste and taxpayers' money. the faa issued a highly critical audit back in 2010, accusing the city of san jose of illegally diverting funds from the san jose airport. now, three years later, no actio
Mar 19, 2013 6:00pm PDT
. >> reporter: it is likely that city council will agree to give up the 9.5% hotel tax for 350 rooms. about $6 million in ticket surcharge revenue, about $25,000 in ticket fees and $4.54 per parking spot. the community group which opposed the stadium says forgoing income doesn't make sense. >> the nfl is a nonprofit corporation that should be paying their own expenses. having a small city as ours take on that burden is fiscally irresponsible. >> reporter: the committee is actively fundraising to back fill concessions the city makes but she says that could be a gamble that does not pay off. >> what happens if it doesn't? the america's cup in san francisco, they were promising to raise this money to pay for the infrastructure. it didn't come true. >> reporter: santa clara city council meeting begins at 6:30 tonight and then the super bowl bid committee presents their bid to the nfl owners on may 22. and the battle is down to santa clara and miami. and it is worth mentioning that miami has refused to give the nfl those concessions. so if santa clara didn't want to it would be a level playing fiel
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